Georgia Highlands College requires a minimum of 127 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Georgia Highlands College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Georgia Highlands College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Georgia Highlands College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Georgia Highlands College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Georgia Highlands College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Georgia Highlands College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Georgia Highlands College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Georgia Highlands College.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Georgia Highlands College does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Georgia Highlands College
Georgia Highlands College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ Georgia Highlands College does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Georgia Highlands College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Georgia Highlands College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Georgia Highlands College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
🟨 Georgia Highlands College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the Georgia Highlands College Library-Floyd Campus and there are 4 other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Georgia Highlands College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
Does Georgia Highlands College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Georgia Highlands College does not have any ROTC programs.
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